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U.S. Open: Amateur Scottie Scheffler shoots 69, worried about caddie sister's internship
OAKMONT, Pa. -- Scottie Scheffler had some worries on his mind last night after becoming only the third amateur in U.S. Open history to shoot a round in the 60s in the rain-soaked first round at Oakmont, but they weren't about golf.
17 Jun 2016 - 10:37am - 0 Comments
Why does the Pennsylvania Turnpike cut through the U.S. Open?
By Tim Bannon Chicago Tribune The venerable Oakmont Country Club, host to this week's U.S. Open, is considered one of the most challenging golf courses in the world.
17 Jun 2016 - 10:25am - 0 Comments
Stanley Cup visits Oakmont
Rain delays are frustrating for everyone at major championships. Players, spectators, and TV viewers are left sitting around with nothing to do but wait until the weather clears and the action resumes.
16 Jun 2016 - 3:30pm - 0 Comments
Fox News reporter asks Dalai Lama about 'Caddyshack'
Turns out the Lama isn't a big hitter after all. Well, Gunga Galunga.
16 Jun 2016 - 2:40pm - 0 Comments
Jordan Spieth not happy about where great shot ends up
All we've heard about in the lead up to this week's U.S. Open is how difficult it is to get around Oakmont.
16 Jun 2016 - 12:44pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open: 9 surprising facts to consider this week at Oakmont
If you can't get excited for this week, check your pulse. It's a major championship, the national championship, the toughest test in golf, the U.S. Open! And it's being held at historic Oakmont Country Club, which is one of the most challenging courses in the world.
16 Jun 2016 - 7:58am - 0 Comments
Wednesday's U.S. Open Social Media Roundup
It's here. 
15 Jun 2016 - 6:05pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open: This Bubba Watson trick shot is top notch
Leading up to this year's U.S. Open, many PGA Tour players have been posting photos and videos showcasing the difficulty of the course.
15 Jun 2016 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy accidentally makes crazy U.S. Open practice putt
"You get no points for style when it comes to putting. It's getting the ball to drop into the cup that counts."
15 Jun 2016 - 1:31pm - 0 Comments
7-year-old lights fireworks with golf ball
I was never allowed to play with fireworks as a kid. My dad always worried about me blowing my fingers off.
13 Jun 2016 - 2:04pm - 0 Comments
This disc golf 'double albatross' is amazing
UPDATE: We've been told this was actually an "albatross" -- a 2 on a par 5, not a par 6 as initially reported.
13 Jun 2016 - 12:16pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open: Players' videos show how brutal Oakmont can be
Could this be the most difficult U.S. Open ever? It's not out of the question, as videos and photos rolling in from players at Oakmont showcase lightning-fast greens and rough so thick you need a weed-whacker.
13 Jun 2016 - 11:47am - 0 Comments
Bear cub searches golf cart, finds beer
What do you do if you see a black bear while you're playing golf? What if it's a cute cub? Well it's 2016, so you better take out your phone and grab a video. That's what Adam Baxter did, a golfer from Anchorage, Alaska.
13 Jun 2016 - 10:57am - 0 Comments
U.S. Open: The 6 most intriguing pairings at Oakmont
The season's second major championship -- the U.S. Open -- is upon us this week at Oakmont Country Club just outside Pittsburgh, Pa.
13 Jun 2016 - 10:12am - 0 Comments
Jason Day throws first pitch at Pirates game
Standing over a putt to win a major championship has to be a nerve-racking experience. But apparently it isn't the only thing that makes world No. 1 Jason Day nervous.
12 Jun 2016 - 12:48pm - 0 Comments
U.S. Open Trivia Quiz
  How well do you know the history of the U.S. Open? Try this quiz: 1. Who was the only player to shoot 63 in the final round of a U.S. Open? a.) Mark O'Meara b.) Raymond Floyd c.) Johnny Miller
11 Jun 2016 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
Tom Brady asks Jordan Spieth for golf tips
Wouldn't it be nice to be able to call on the No. 2 golfer in the world whenever you have questions about your game?
11 Jun 2016 - 12:49pm - 0 Comments
What rule of golf would you change if you could?
It's a common scene: a PGA Tour player crouched next to a tree or a bush with a rules official huddled next to him.
10 Jun 2016 - 6:02pm - 0 Comments
Brooke Henderson gives hole-in-one car to sister
Brooke Henderson's first round score of 4-under-par 67 was good enough for the lead at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship. But after the round most of the questions she received were about the 13th hole.
10 Jun 2016 - 12:01pm - 0 Comments